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Insights From Gerald Duran

In a Dry Bones Season?

Ezekiel 37:4 AMP - Again He said to me, “Prophesy to these bones and say to them, ‘O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord."


 

Yup ... Life is full of peaks and valleys.

𝗔𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘃𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝘆𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗵𝗼𝗽𝗲, 𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗱𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 ...

If you want to change your life, begin speaking...

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When God calls you to start a business.

As a believer, when God calls you to start a business, it's going to be around His resources and timing — not yours. Just accept that.

Everything you need to succeed is already inside you.
Then why do 90% of new entrepreneurs fail?

Because of this ...

- We convince ourselves that if...

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Who's Teaching You?

John 14:26 AMP - But the Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. And He will help you remember everything that I have...

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Avoid this pitfall at all costs.

Creators and Entrepreneurs ... avoid this pitfall at all costs.
It's the source of confusion and confliction.

It is killing your creativity and contaminating your motivation.
It stems from unfair people and circumstances.


What is it? CONTEMPT.

As sure as the sun rises, you will encounter unfair...

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Follow The Instructions

Proverbs 16:20 NIV - Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.


 

Every entrepreneur driven by faith, purpose and the Kingdom of God has to learn how to follow instructions. Especially God's. 

We have to learn His way of doing things.

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What Are You Driven By?

An entrepreneur driven by faith, purpose and the Kingdom of God has an unfair competitive advantage.

God promises to establish their plans and steps.

It's a BIG promise with a big IF.


IF you commit to learning His ways of doing things. Faith and obedience are required.

And for that, He has...

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What's your TRUE motive?

Proverbs 16:2-3 AMP - All the ways of a man are clean and innocent in his own eyes [and he may see nothing wrong with his actions], But the Lord weighs and examines the motives and intents [of the heart and knows the truth]. Commit your works to the Lord [submit and trust them to Him], And your...

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Why are you creating content?

Why do you write copy and share it on LinkedIn?

To generate likes, comments and followers?

Who might buy something from you?

What's the motivation behind what you do?

Everyday people flock to LinkedIn. People are searching for something.

- New jobs
- Business development
- Personal development
-...

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Time to Fast?

Matthew 6:17-18 TPT - When you fast, don’t let it be obvious, but instead, wash your face  and groom yourself and realize that your Father in the secret place is the one who is watching all that you do in secret and will continue to reward you.


 

Do you need a breakthrough in...

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Getting Pruned For Growth

John 15:2 NIV - He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.


 

This week my trees got pruned.

A storm came and the gardeners had to stop, they left my yard a mess. God gave me this message to...

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To succeed. I need help. Every single day.

Psalm 121:1-2 NIV - I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.


 

To succeed. I need help. Every single day.

In life. And in business. So I go to God — every single morning.

Why? There is always...

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70% of the Workforce Have a Dream To Do Something 90% Fail At.

How very odd — 70% of the global workforce have a dream to do something that 90% fail at — grow a business.

But there are only 3 types of people in the entrepreneurial space ...
And only 1 type that actually succeeds. Which are you?


I've been in the entrepreneurial space for 37 years....

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